Sentence Examples


  • The Mayor takes precedence over all except the Queen.
  • We gave only limited thought to the upcoming session as our pre wedding trip and plans took precedence in our hectic schedule.
  • In 1805 the rank of "Grand Eagle " (now Grand Cross, or Grand Cordon) was instituted, taking precedence of the grand officers.
  • It was from this book that George Eliot translated the following opening of a chapter of Daniel Deronda: " If there are ranks in suffering, Israel takes precedence of all the nations".
  • The three classes take precedence next after the corresponding classes of the order of St Stephen.